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Why are the symptoms of bacterial meningitis in infants and young children?
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: The classic stiff
Neck, arched back, lethargy, irritability and high fever, often after a respiratory infection (pneumonia) or especially ear infection.
Once started, head ache, vomiting are also part of the symotims from blocked ventricles and elevated intracranial pressure.

In brief: The classic stiff
Neck, arched back, lethargy, irritability and high fever, often after a respiratory infection (pneumonia) or especially ear infection.
Once started, head ache, vomiting are also part of the symotims from blocked ventricles and elevated intracranial pressure.
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